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Institute of Art Design & Technology, Dún Laoghaire (IADT)

Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: A96 KH79

Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) is Ireland’s only institute of art, design and technology.

IADT has a specific focus on the creative cultural and technological sectors, when you visit IADT you’ll discover a campus alive with ideas, innovation and entrepreneurial activity.

Programmes in both the Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies and the Faculty of Enterprise + Humanities are unique in that they combine practical, transferable skills with academic learning. And because we believe in being active in research and practice, our students get to work with fantastic staff, many of whom are internationally acclaimed in their fields. Our fresh, modern campus in Dún Laoghaire is currently home to over 2300 students and staff. With outstanding facilities and a lively, friendly atmosphere, we know you’ll feel at home here too.

From full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to accredited part time courses, IADT has earned the reputation as Ireland’s leading creative cultural and technological institute by consistently providing innovative, practical and relevant courses.

Animation - BA [Hons]

Want to be an animator? Learn to set things in motion, tell stories, bring worlds to life. Start your creative future in IADT’s internationally acclaimed BA (Hons) in Animation. Explore and document your world as you learn the skills to become an animation production artist. You will develop creative and technical expertise, as well as…

Art (BA) Hons

The undergraduate Art program offers students an integrated and multidisciplinary experience. Critically observe aspects of the natural, man-made and digital environment. This Art programme gives you the opportunity to work broadly and experimentally across a wide range of media and practices including paint, print, photography, video, sculpture, sound, performance and curation. As you progress you…

Photography + Visual Media (BA Hons)

From fashion and advertising to contemporary art and digital media; creative photographers are highly sought after, and play a leading role in reflecting our increasingly visual society and culture. This is a rapidly evolving environment that affects a wide range of cultural sectors and activities.

Business Management (Bachelor of Business - Hons)

Get to the very heart of what makes business work! This Business Management course successfully combines theory and practice to produce graduates with the solid foundations necessary for a successful business career. Practical and hands–on, the course is 80% continuous assessment and 20% exam–based. There is a focus on experiential, work based learning; and you…

Creative Computing (BSc Hons)

Modern computing is a thriving and dynamic area to study and work that allows individuals to apply their creativity. This practical computing course provides you with the skills and knowledge to design and program solutions for business and the future. In creative computing you will develop computing skills, while tapping into your creativity, imagination, and…

Digital Marketing - BA (Hons)

Join a dynamic generation of marketing technologists and forge a career in this exciting new sector. Intensive, interactive and hands-on, digital marketing is the new way of connecting with consumers. It is critical to the evolving world of technologies, platforms, consumer dynamics, businesses and brands. Combining traditional marketing theory, practice and digital tools, students learn…

New Media Studies (BA Hons)

What will I do? You will make short videos and documentaries for TV and social media. You will develop your skills in blogging, e-journalism and script-writing and work in Radio and TV studios developing your production skills. Students will gain an understanding of the history of the development of media and its evolution into the digital era.…

Applied Entrepreneurship

Ever thought you’d like to run your own business some day? That day begins on this practical course, in which you study entrepreneurship, management, marketing, digital marketing and finance. Through project work you will get the opportunity to apply your classroom learning to real business ideas.  This knowledge and the transferable skills you acquire are…

Bachelor of Business - Entrepreneurship (Hons)

If you have successfully completed a Level 7 degree in any business discipline, this one-year add-on business course will develop and enhance your current business knowledge and skills.  Active and participatory, this course draws together learning from many modules with a focus on innovation and strategies to turn innovation into wealth creation.  You will develop…

English + Equality Studies - BA [Hons]

A unique opportunity to explore global equality, social justice and social inclusion in combination with the study of English literature. Take your interest in social justice to the next level while also exploring identity, race, ethnicity, disability, gender and sexuality. Diversity is essential to the future of society and the workplace. Equality studies are increasingly…

Design for Film BA (Hons)

New and unique! Based in the National Film School, this is the only course in Ireland to bring together set designers, costume designers, character designers, model makers and digital artists, all learning highly specialised skills in a fully professional, collaborative context. Explore the worlds of character, costume, set, model making, games/VFX design for careers in…

Film (BA Hons)

This Film course is for those who want to tell stories and express themselves through the medium of filmmaking. Our BA (Hons) Film is dedicated to teaching practice-based film making. Throughout the four years you will develop and create drama, documentary and experimental film. You will write scripts, shoot films, and submerge yourselves in cinema…

Interaction + User Experience Design (BA Hons)

Learn how to combine your imagination and creativity with valuable design skills in order to make beautiful, easy-to-use products, services and spaces where people can explore, interact and play with information, media and technology.

Television (BA Hons)

This Television course is for students who want to tell stories and express themselves through drama, comedy, non-fiction and formatted genres. Immerse yourself in the multi-disciplinary world of modern television content creation, from traditional linear TV to multi-platform content. Although the ways in which consume, shape and interact with the medium are changing, the core skills of…

Creative Music Production course (BA Hons)

Creative Music Production course is a programme designed for the contemporary music industry. This programme has been evolving to meet the needs of the industry and from September 2019 a new pathway in Creative Music Practice is being introduced. Following a shared first year, students study one of two pathways: Creative Music Production focuses on the…

Applied Psychology - BSc (Hons)

Fascinating and practical, this is a unique opportunity to study how psychology applies to everyday existence – including our use of technology – and to explore how psychology can create new ways to improve quality of life. Topics include; personality, childhood, mental processes (such as attention and memory), the brain and its disorders, and how…

Arts Management BA (Hons)

This is the only undergraduate degree of its kind in Ireland, Arts Management brings together the best of business, public relations and event management with the study of arts administration, the music industry and cultural policy. It will equip you with the practical skills required to work in business or the arts. Incorporating cultural field…

Graphic Design (BA Hons)

Listed as one of the top 25 Graphic Design courses in Europe by Domus (Italy/New York) in 2013, on this degree you discover how design informs and assists us in almost everything we do. From screen to print to environmental design, graduates are highly sought after in Ireland and internationally. What will I do? You…

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Institute of Art Design & Technology, Dún Laoghaire (IADT)
Kill Avenue
Dun Laoghaire, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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